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Nitish Kumar Does a Kejriwal, Returns as Bihar CM

Nitish Kumar on Sunday returned as Bihar chief minister, 9 months after he quit following his party JD-U’s massive defeat in the 2014 general elections, re-enacting the return of Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi but without elections. The 66-year-old Janata Dal-United leader was administered the oath of office as the 24th chief minister of Bihar by Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi. Along ...

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Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Battle lines were clearly drawn in Bihar Monday as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, expelled from the ruling JD-U, sought to prove his majority on the floor of the assembly even as his predecessor Nitish Kumar staked claim to form the government and accused Manjhi of “horse-trading”. Days after Manjhi refused to quit and dug in ...

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CM Manjhi Recommends Bihar Assembly Dissolution

Bihar Chief Minister Manjhi has recommended dissolution of the Assembly in view of opposition from within the part over his leadership. It may be noted that the decision comes in view of former CM Nitesh Kumar claiming to take charge again. Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday morning met his predecessor Nitish Kumar for a "patch up" as the ...

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